Read more about the article Seafish secures Scottish Government funding to continue free training
Seafish has secured funding to continue subsidising safety training for anyone working on commercial fishing vessels in Scotland. Image: Seafish

Seafish secures Scottish Government funding to continue free training

The drive to make Scotland’s fishing industry safer has had a welcome boost thanks to funding announced by the Scottish Government. The funds will be used by Seafish to continue…

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Read more about the article Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard sets course for best practice
Seafish has handed over the Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard to Global Seafood Assurances

Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard sets course for best practice

The final Responsible Fishing Vessel Standard (RFVS) has been publicly shared and officially handed over from Seafish to Global Seafood Assurances, following a two-year, open and collaborative development process. Global…

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Read more about the article Critical worker certificates available for fishermen and key seafood workers
Seafish has created critical worker certificates available for fishermen and other key seafood industry workers

Critical worker certificates available for fishermen and key seafood workers

Seafish has created critical worker certificates that can be issued on request for fishermen and other key workers in seafood businesses to use when travelling to and from work or…

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Read more about the article Deadline looming for lifejacket funding
Owners of UK-registered vessels have until the end of the month to apply for a refund against the cost of PLB-equipped lifejackets. Image: Survitec

Deadline looming for lifejacket funding

Lifesaving equipment specialist Survitec is encouraging owners of UK-registered commercial fishing vessels to take part in a scheme to improve safety and eliminate predictable fatalities across the fishing industry. Applications…

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Read more about the article Active fishermen join inshore fisheries steering group
Six working fishermen from around the UK have joined the steering group of the Future of Our Inshore Fisheries project

Active fishermen join inshore fisheries steering group

Six active fishermen from around the UK are joining the steering group of the Future of Our Inshore Fisheries project as it moves into its next phase. The six all…

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